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Re: XLink 1.1: Open issues?

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 22:23:25 +0200
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <42f3961d.51519234@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Norman Walsh wrote:
>Working groups are not obligated to respond formally to comments made
>on every working draft.

http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Process-20010208/process.html#last-call

  "Before advancing a technical report to Last Call Working Draft, the
  Working Group must: ... formally address all issues raised by Working
  Group participants, other Working Groups, the Membership, and the
  public about the Working Draft."

http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Process-20010719/process.html#last-call

  "Before advancing a technical report to Last Call Working Draft, the
  Working Group must: ... formally address all issues raised by Working
  Group participants, other Working Groups, the Membership, and the
  public about the Working Draft."

http://www.w3.org/2003/06/Process-20030618/process.html#last-call

  "Before announcing a Last Call, the Working Group MUST have fulfilled
  the general requirements for advancement." which links to "Formally
  address all issues raised about the document since the previous step."

http://www.w3.org/2004/02/Process-20040205/process.html#last-call

  "For a Last Call announcement up to and including publication as a
  Recommendation, the Working Group MUST: ... Formally address all
  issues raised about the document since the previous step."

>The WG discussed these comments and decided to proceed to Last Call
>with the current draft.

So the XML Core Working Group's position is that per the W3C Process
document Working Groups may refrain from informing reviewers that their
issues raised against Working Drafts were rejected by the Working Group?
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